Repellency of essential oils of some Kenyan plants against Anopheles gambiae.

@article{Omolo2004RepellencyOE,
  title={Repellency of essential oils of some Kenyan plants against Anopheles gambiae.},
  author={Maurice O. Omolo and Denis P O Okinyo and Isaiah Omolo Ndiege and Wilber Lwande and Ahmed Hassanali},
  journal={Phytochemistry},
  year={2004},
  volume={65 20},
  pages={2797-802}
}
Essential oils of six plants growing in Kenya were screened for repellent activities against Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto. The oils of Conyza newii (Compositeae) and Plectranthus marrubioides (Labiateae) were the most repellent (RD50=8.9 x 10(-5) mg cm(-2), 95% CI) followed by Lippia javanica (Verbenaceae), Lippia ukambensis (Verbenaceae), Tetradenia riparia, (Iboza multiflora) (Labiateae) and Tarchonanthus camphoratus (Compositeae). Eight constituents of the different oils (perillyl alcohol… CONTINUE READING